Waverley Local Government Area (LGA)Economic profile
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Waverley Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

24,949 people or 68.5% of Waverley Council area's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Waverley Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)36,425100.0100.034,031100.0100.0+2,394
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,1228.614.03,1469.214.5-24
25 - 54 years28,04477.066.626,14676.867.7+1,898
55 - 64 years3,6229.915.03,51910.314.4+103
65 years and over1,6434.54.31,2193.63.4+424
Top three industries--------------
Professional, scientific and technical services6,32017.48.15,84117.27.9+479
Health care and social assistance3,5669.812.53,1999.411.6+367
Financial and insurance services3,2318.94.93,2259.55.0+6
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers3,80210.413.84,08512.015.1-283
Hours worked--------------
Full time24,96168.563.123,53169.164.0+1,430
Part time10,89829.934.99,89129.133.8+1,007
Bachelor or higher degree21,08557.932.617,86552.527.9+3,220
Advanced diploma or diploma3,86410.611.23,94411.610.5-80
Certificate level3,6039.922.23,77111.122.2-168
No qualifications6,78618.631.17,15121.034.8-365
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,78510.417.1--------
$500 -$1,74918,03049.560.7--------
$1,750 or more14,02338.520.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport12,19933.515.910,38230.513.7+1,817
Walked only2,1335.93.91,9025.64.1+231
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas18,05249.632.716,01647.130.0+2,036
Speaks a language other than English at home8,18422.526.26,45519.022.6+1,729
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165,93116.36.0--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).